狼吞虎咽

MandarinEdit

simpl.
trad. 狼吞虎嚥

EtymologyEdit

Literally: to gulp down like wolves and tigers

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin lángtūnhǔyàn
Zhuyin ㄌㄤˊ ㄊㄨㄣ ㄏㄨˇ ㄧㄢˋ
IPA (key) /lɑŋ³⁵ tʰu̯ən⁵⁵ xu²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ i̯ɛn⁵¹/

IdiomEdit

狼吞虎咽 (simplified, Pinyin lángtūnhǔyàn, traditional 狼吞虎嚥)

  1. to gorge; to wolf down
Last modified on 9 April 2014, at 07:57